BNSF Railway published its $US 3.3bn 2018 spending plan on January 31 which comprises $US 2.4bn for track and rolling stock maintenance and $US 900m for new projects.
THREE people were killed and more than 70 injured when an Amtrak Cascades train derailed on December 18 while traversing a curve leading onto a bridge over Interstate 5 highway…
US railways serving Houston and the surrounding region have suspended train services as heavy rain and widespread flooding caused by Tropical Storm Harvey continues to affect southern Texas and Louisiana.
BNSF is the United States’ second largest railway, covering 45,000km in 28 states and two Canadian provinces, and employing 42,000 people. Kevin Smith reflects on executive chairman Matt Rose’s insights…
IT's been a long time since the last merger between two North American Class 1 railways - the carving up of Conrail between CSX and Norfolk Southern in the late…
Positive Train Control has been a generational challenge for the US freight railways consuming billions of dollars and millions of man hours in the race to reach the federally-mandated deadline…
BNSF Railway has unveiled details of major projects in its $US 6bn 2015 capital programme, the largest planned capital expenditure in the company's history, which was first announced last November.
BNSF announced on November 20 that it has set its 2015 capital budget for maintenance and investment at $US 6bn, around $US 400m higher than initial projections.
BNSF is testing an SD40 locomotive which has been modified by National Railway Equipment (NRE) to increase its tractive effort and adhesion.
UNION Pacific's (UP) board of directors have approved a 2014 capital spending plan of approximately $US 3.9bn, an increase of around $US 300m from 2013.
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